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How many days should I wait after possible exposure to get tested for most common stds?

How many days should I wait after possible exposure to get tested for most common stds?

STD screening: Screening guidelines for stds recommend that sexually active men and women should be offered routine screening for hiv. Serologic testing for hepatitis b should also be done. Women with a history of unprotected sex/multiple partners should be screened yearly for gc and chlamydia. Men for chlamydia. The window period for detection of HIV antibodies is 6 wks-6 mos. After exposure. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

STD is also known as Sexually transmitted disease. This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more


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What can cause reactive squamous metaplasia in male urethra? Non smoker with negative for bacteria in urine cytology and common stds. Hpv positive.

What  can cause reactive squamous metaplasia in male urethra? Non smoker with negative for bacteria in urine cytology and common stds. Hpv positive.

Trauma, infection: Or hormones. Intermittent catheterization or indwelling catheters can induce squamous metaplasia, hpv, which is a std as well as other stds can cause it. Estrogen pretreated men undergoing gender change have urethral metaplasia. Can be associated with bladder and urethral cancers. Sometimes harmless and of no known cause. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if my fiancee is cleared of all stds, can he still have hpv?

Could you tell me if my fiancee is cleared of all stds, can he still have hpv?

Yes: Even a negative culture for hpv now doesnot mean he doesnt have it because the virus may be dormant. Hpv doent do much in men, but if you want it checked bec you are afraid of getting it you may want to consider the Gardasil vaccine for some protection. ...Read more

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Is HPV and STD or its an STI?

Is HPV and STD or its an STI?

STD = STI: There is no difference between STD and STI. Some STD specialists and other doctors prefer one term or the other, but they mean the same thing. All genital HPV infections are sexually acquired; call it whichever you like. ...Read more

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My ex-GF informed me that she has HPV. We both took the full STD tests and were negative. Should I tell my current GF this info?

Get checked first: First go to the MD and provide the above information for him/her to do the necessary examination and testing to see if you have any signs of warts(HPV). If that is positive, only then discuss this with your present girlfriend by explaining that you were just informed and took the necessary action to correct the problem, BEFORE, reengaging her in "exchanging bodily fluids".(intercourse.) ...Read more

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What std's cause hpv .if you have in the past or now?

What std's  cause hpv .if you have in the past or now?

HPV is an STD: HPV-the Human Papilloma Virus is collection of viruses that are generally transmitted through sexual contact but some strains can be transferred easier than others - such as a mother kissing a child can pass one strain that can lead to warts on fingers so it is not strictly sexually transmitted like most STDs. The more damaging forms, however, are transmitted sexually. Vaccinate early! ...Read more

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I know that HPV can leave the body in few years with immune system. What STDs also can leave the body & what doesn't ? And why if possible??

I know that HPV can leave the body in few years with immune system. What STDs  also can leave the body & what doesn't ? And why if possible??

It's complicated...: Even without treatment, some STDs are cleared in a few weeks or months, such as gonorrhea and chlamydia. But they still need treatment; they can leave a lot of damage if not treated. HPV is cleared, but it usually takes 1-2 years, and HPV DNA persists and infection can reappear. STDs that last indefinitely include syphilis, herpes, hepatitis B, HIV. The biological reasons are complex. ...Read more

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How will know of you have hpv? Is it a std?

How will know of you have hpv? Is it a std?

Depends: There are external and visible signs of some strains of hpv that can show up as small warty lesions on the genitals that gradually increase in size. There are also internal forms that cause changes on your cervix where you would never see or know you had them. They are transmitted through sexual contact. ...Read more

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If having the HPV STD and don't treat it what could happen?

HPV: There are few treatments for hpv. One, you should get the gardisil vaccine as soon as you can. Second, most hpv infections go away on their own and cause little to no trouble for a man beyond warts. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Hpv (Definition)

HPV stands for Human Pappiloma Virus which is a group of Viruses that are responsible to cause Cancer of Cevix in women and Cancer of Anus and mouth in both sexes.It usully transmitted by Sexual intercourse,vaginal,anal and oral sex It is ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections is also known as Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Sexually transmitted infections are bacterial or viral infections that are transmitted through anal, vaginal, ...Read more